In the interviews, which were summarised in court by Judge Geraint Walters, she described what he called “some of the gravest sexual offences”.
The abuse also happened on camera with other people watching, initially, on a one-to-one basis.
—Hayat, 44-year-old former school principal, December 7, 2015 In Saudi Arabia, a woman’s life is controlled by a man from birth until death.
Rania, a 34-year-old Saudi woman, said, “We are entrusted with raising the next generation but you can’t trust us with ourselves.
It doesn’t make any sense.” Every Saudi woman, regardless of her economic or social class, is adversely affected by guardianship policies.
He awaits sentencing but was not listed at Swansea on Thursday.
Judge Walters had reminded the jury that Hart, a taxi driver, was a man of previous good character, and had denied allegations he had asked a former partner to engage in sex acts with a friend’s Doberman dog.
Until the guardianship system is removed entirely, Saudi Arabia will remain in violation of its human rights obligations and unable to realize its Vision 2030, the country’s “vision for the future,” that declares women—half of the country’s population—to be a “great asset” whose talents will be developed for the good of the country’s society and economy.